Navy Essays


Sources Of Birth Defects in Older Mothers

an example of this. That substance used to be used extensively by the United States navy and it is present in home building materials in millions of houses in the United States. Even if it is harmless unless disturbed and put into the air, that is still a problem. However, there are situations where birth defect-causing substances are present and it is not known, even if it would raise alarms if it was known. For example, if a pregnant woman (whether she knows she is pregnant or not) is exposed to substances like benzene or PM 2.5 during pregnancy,… Continue Reading...

Us Military Performance Against British in War Of 1812

punitive trade policy, Britain's support for Native Americans, and the forced enrolment of American sailors into the British navy. As a young nation, the U.S. was eager to safeguard its newly acquired independence. Commonly known as the forgotten war (Hickey 1), the war had important lessons for the U.S. This paper briefly evaluates the performance of the U.S. military in the war. As depicted in the film The War of 1812, the U.S. initially employed an offensive strategy against the British (Public Broadcasting Service). Since the British navy was the strongest worldwide, the U.S. paid attention to land campaigns,… Continue Reading...

The Peloponnesian War

Archidamian War. During the year 426 BC, Demosthenes was made commander of a thirty-ship-strong navy that set out to the Gulf of Corinth from Athens. Battle of Abydos This battle fought during the Peloponnesian War ended in a Spartan defeat at sea. Sparta's navy, commanded by Mindarus, aimed at rescuing a little convoy of allied forces which was forced to touch shore at Dardanus; however, the Thrasybulus-led Athenian navy launched an attack on it. Battle of Aegospotami This third battle in the Peloponnesian War was fought in the year 405 BCE, and is recognized as the final significant battle… Continue Reading...

Letter Serving As an Engineering Duty Officer

United States navy 1000 navy Pentagon Dear Sir/Madam With this letter, I would like to express my interest in serving in the United States navy as an Engineering Duty Officer (EDO). I have a Masters Degree in System Engineering and recently graduated with a Doctorate Degree in Management in Environment and Social Sustainability. My motivation for applying for this opportunity is because I would like to give back to the United States for enabling me receive high-quality education. The opportunity to serve as an EDO… Continue Reading...

Guantanamo Bay Essay

has a number of missions besides serving as a prison, including the provision of support for the U.S. navy and Coast Guard as well as allied countries vessels for operation in the Caribbean region through logistical support and contingency and planning. The United States is obligated to pay Cuba $4,095 a year for the Guantanamo Bay lease, but Fidel and then Raol Castro have refused the payments since 1960 (Nazaryan, 2014). In addition, Guantanamo Bay also provides assistance to the Department of Homeland Security in facilitating the relocation of displaced migrants (Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, 2014).  The base also… Continue Reading...

Torture and Interrogation Essay

be regarded as inhumane and humiliating. For instance, according to the former chief of training at the navy's Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) school, waterboarding is a "controlled drowning" that "occurs under the watch of a doctor, a psychologist, an interrogator and a trained strap-in/strap-out team."7  The severity of this interrogation method may not be well understood by the general public but a description of the practice provides some indication of what the experience must be like for suspects. In those cases where waterboarding is used as part of mock interrogations during SERE training, Wynia reports that, “A… Continue Reading...

Gender Neutrality in the Military Women Combat

all branches of the military, and aboard combat and support navy and Coast Guard vessels,” (Klenke 38). Given that women already enjoy a strong presence on the front lines in the armed forces, it seems odd that there would be any controversy at all about the recent gender liberation of ground forces combat positions. Yet it was amid great public and military sector outcry that in 2013, the United States lifted its ban on women serving in infantry, artillery, and other units defined as direct combat (Bumiller and Shanker). Military officials continue to decry gender equality in combat, with… Continue Reading...

Antwone Fisher

the heart of Fisher’s problems. The tale commences with an ordinary day in navy workers’ life but ends leaving spectators heartbroken. The client’s tale may be counterpointed with that of the therapist and his spouse (Seal, 2003). The latter had a troubled past as well, implying client and therapist are both, in effect, in therapy (Ebert, 2002). The Bio-Psycho-Social-Spiritual (BPSS) Assessment Report Client Name: Antwone Quenton (Black Cat ID#: 220148) Address: American navy (California) Seize Information: none Safe to leave substance: No. DOB/age: 08/03/1976 (24 years old) Gender: priapic First primary appointment date: 09/14/2000. Communication Method: incline Referral Name:… Continue Reading...

Oral History Project

from the war. My parents came over from England. My dad was in the Royal navy, on an aircraft carrier. He got shot down over Malta. My mom lived in Southampton, which got bombed pretty heavily. There wasn't much for them there, so they emigrated to live in peace and quiet, away from all the rebuilding and the Communist threat and all that stuff. So everybody was a young family just like us. A big, bright, open world. New schools. Then we all grew up and left. The schools closed and for years the neighborhood was just full of… Continue Reading...

North Korea Missile Launches and the Us and China Reaction

than 2000 tons, will be “the largest vessel ever constructed for the north korean navy since the najin-class frigates”. The fact that the us president has called for all nations to aid in stopping north korea comes under the precedence that the missile launch and north korea's ability to thus launch a nuclear attack is against all the un security clauses and can endanger human lives on a massive scale. Interpreting the response of china thus after the missile launch really puts things into perspective. China and russia have always been huge supporters for north korea in its fight against… Continue Reading...

Isis Attacks in America Essay

easily support a mental illness hypothesis.  The attacker, Zale Thompson, was a former member of the U.S. navy who was involuntarily discharged.  He was arrested at least six times in connection to domestic violence, though never convicted of the charges.  Before the attack, he was a frequent visitor to known terrorist websites, but does not appear to have had any actual contacts among terrorist groups.  As a result, this attack seems more ISIS-inspired than an actual coordinated attack by ISIS.  This is an important distinction, because if ISIS can inspire homegrown radicalized terrorists to plan and commit their own… Continue Reading...

Trade and International Business

Republic is pretty similar to the Gap. Honestly, Old navy is basically the same. Compared with the Gap, they are different shades of beige. All target a broad market with staple clothing items. Each of these three major brands leverages its brand power to cater to roughly the same audience. Searching for points of differentiation between the three is an exercise in mental gymnastics. Theoretically, Old navy is more for families, and Banana Republic is more upscale, but compared with actual upscale retailers and actual family-oriented clothing retailers these distinctions are clearly superficial in nature. They all target the… Continue Reading...

Imperialism and the Industrial Revolution

which was a direct outcome of the Industrial Revolution. The U.S. had increased the size of its navy thanks to steel production and it wanted to get involved in Asia because of the resources available overseas, so it started a fight with Spain which then controlled these territories and soon the U.S. had taken over the Philippines. In conclusion the Industrial Revolution allowed for mass production of goods like steel, for greater transportation, for technological breakthroughs in communication, and for the stages of globalization to be set. It also led to wars among nations as each fought for access… Continue Reading...

Alice Walker’s “everyday Use” and Individual Identity

German and Polish). They met one other while they were both serving in the United States navy, working in the same job (electronic technician). Unlike Dee, neither of them ever felt that they had to choose between home and moving into a new future, and both of my parents seem comfortable in their cultural identities. My grandparents accepted my parents’ marriage with open arms. The U.S. navy’s own culture was very accepting of diversity. Unlike Dee and her college environment, my parents were surrounded by friends who were accepting, and as long as people in the navy worked hard,… Continue Reading...

Pert and Cpm Pert and Cpm Usage

Retrieved from https://hbr.org/1963/09/the-abcs-of-the-critical-path-method Morrice, M. (2016). Risk in project planning. Retrieved from https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/planning-risk-pert-techniques-mike-morrice Social Solutions. (2018). PERT- A navy secret you can use for nonprofit program evaluation. Retrieved from https://www.socialsolutions.com/blog/pert-nonprofit-program-evaluation/ The Numbers Group. (2002). Project management. Retrieved from http://www.snc.edu/socsci/chair/333/numbers.html. Continue Reading...

Us Foreign Policy and the Use Of American Military Power

Center allowed for very realistic combined arms combat training. The American navy’s Top Gun initiative offered realistic midair combat training, as did the Air Force’s Red Flag trainings. Information processing advancements facilitated fully-networked, computer-based armored combat training. By 1991, information from continuous military campaigns helped come up with and fine-tune warfare training simulators. Moreover, the shift from conscript armed forces to one with entirely voluntary enrollment enabled and necessitated extensive institution of such rigorous training techniques, and repetitive post-Cold War military deployment provided strong incentives for maintaining such rigorous training initiatives (Rosen, 2003). Sound imperial governance needs to emphasize… Continue Reading...

The Reagan Administration U S Diplomatic Relations with the Uk Throughout the Falkland War

These powerful UK allies allowed the British warships the use of the US navy base in Ascension Island, hastened the purchase of missiles from American companies by the UK government, and gave the UK access to important intelligence (“Memorandum from Secretary of State” N.D.). All these forms of military assistance were provided by the then Secretary of Defense before the American government officially came out in support of Britain. Towards the end of April, a couple of weeks after Argentina sent troops to the Falklands, the American government officially took a stand that supported Britain by condemning the military… Continue Reading...

Uae and Japan Relations

means that the UAE and Japan will remain heavily dependent on protection by the U.S. navy, especially in the hotly contested Straits of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf and Malacca between the Indian and Pacific Oceans and the Gulf of Oman which are important but congested transit routes for international oil and gas shipments. It is also important to note that the UAE and Japan are not global neighbors, but are rather located about 5,000 miles apart, meaning they are located halfway around the world from each other. This extreme distance makes exports from both countries more expensive, and… Continue Reading...

Mao Zedong and Defense Philosophy

https://www.heritage.org/testimony/chinas-active-defense-strategy-and-its-regional- impact Holmes, J. & Yoshihara, T., (2005). The Best Defense is a Good Offense for China's navy, The National Interest. Retrieved 4 November, 2018 from https://nationalinterest.org/article/the-best-defense-is-a-good-offense-for-chinas-navy- 2755 Mao, Z. (1965). Problems of strategy in China's revolutionary war. Peking: Foreign Languages Press. Continue Reading...

Operation Chromite

he has a personal vendetta against the North Koreans after witnessing them execute his father. Jang leads the navy Intelligence unit comprised of seven other members who will all dress as North Korean inspectors. The plan is to infiltrate the North Korean base at Inchon. To do so, they must actually convince the ruthless Commander Lim Gye-Jin (Lee Beom-su) of their identities and then under the ruse of performing inspections on the base, gain access to the maps of Inchon needed to bolster MacArthur’s Operation Chromite. Lim may be mean, but he is no fool. He is immediately suspicious… Continue Reading...